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  • Katherine L. Vaughns

    Katherine L. Vaughns
    Katherine L. Vaughns, a University of Maryland School of Law professor and secretary of the Center Stage board who immersed herself in the arts community, died of pancreatic cancer May 4 at a Sinai Hospital hospice unit. The Bolton Hill resident was 68....
  • Baltimore colleges push to improve neighborhoods

    Baltimore colleges push to improve neighborhoods
    Change has swept through the University of Baltimore — and the surrounding neighborhood — over the past decade. Striking new academic buildings, an apartment building and the university's first dormitory have appeared among the brownstones...
  • John Travolta shares memories of 'Hairspray,' 'Pulp Fiction' and other films

    John Travolta shares memories of 'Hairspray,' 'Pulp Fiction' and other films
    A slimmed-down Edna Turnblad shared the stage with her creator, John Waters, last night, much to the delight of scores of star-crazed fans. Well, it wasn't exactly Edna, the zaftig stage mom from Waters' "Hairspray," who took to the stage at the Maryland...
  • The movies are a mission for Baltimore's George Figgs

    The movies are a mission for Baltimore's George Figgs
    Downloading movies and watching them on a computer is not for George Figgs, who has spent the better part of three decades affording Baltimore cinephiles the chance to experience films the way God intended — in the dark, projected onto a bigger-...
  • CineMaryland is going off the air

    CineMaryland is going off the air
    CineMaryland, a television newsmagazine devoted to films and filmmaking in Maryland that has been available to local TV stations for 15 years, is going off the air. "We had a run of over 15 years, but at the end, nobody was watching," said show host...
  • Guy Werner, Videopolis curator

    Guy Werner, Videopolis curator
    Every spring, the Maryland Film Festival takes over Station North, drawing thousands to the Charles Theatre and nearby blocks. Since 2008, a smaller, more experimental video exhibit has run the same weekend inside the Metro Gallery — across the...
  • Catonsville resident co-produces Beatles film at Maryland Film Festival

    Catonsville resident co-produces Beatles film at Maryland Film Festival
    Beatles fans in the Baltimore area will have an opportunity to see the history of the Fab Four through an insider's eyes this week. "Good Ol' Freda" chronicles the life and experiences of the Beatles' secretary and fan club manager, Freda Kelly. The...
  • '12 O'clock Boys' director is riding high

    '12 O'clock Boys' director is riding high
    Lotfy Nathan spent some five years putting together his film about West Baltimore's dirt-bike culture. Now, with national acclaim for "12 O'clock Boys" promising to turn it into one of the year's breakout documentaries after a February premiere at the...
  • Maryland Film Festival 2013 continues event's expansion

    Maryland Film Festival 2013 continues event's expansion
    It used to be that the Maryland Film Festival was just a cool neighborhood event for Courtney Knipp — a bunch of obscure movies being shown just up the street from her home in Mount Vernon. Not anymore, not with thousands of film fans massing in...
  • 'Hit & Stay' looks to Catonsville Nine and beyond

    'Hit & Stay' looks to Catonsville Nine and beyond
    Joe Tropea thought he was writing a research paper on the Catonsville Nine, a group of Catholic anti-war activists who set draft records ablaze outside a Selective Service office in 1968. But what he was really working on was a movie script. "I just got...
  • Also from Baltimore …

    A dozen films to be shown at this year's Maryland Film Festival have ties to Baltimore or Maryland — a record number, organizers say. Here are some of the highlights: "12 O'Clock Boys" Maryland Institute College of Art grad Lotfy Nathan's...
  • Md. high court denies new Parkway Theatre trial

    Md. high court denies new Parkway Theatre trial
    A request by the former owner of the Parkway Theatre for a new condemnation trial was denied Tuesday by Maryland's high court. A&E North LLC argued that the city should have paid to remove “automobile parts and other assorted junk” stored in...